U.S. Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan is sworn in before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Commitee at the start of her Senate Confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington

 
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan is sworn in before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Commitee at the start of her Senate Confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan is sworn in before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Commitee at the start of her Senate Confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington June 28, 2010. Kagan faced tough criticism from Republicans at the opening of her Senate confirmation hearing on Monday, but President Barack Obama's pick is expected to win bipartisan approval for the lifetime job. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: LAW POLITICS)